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Whiting USA Trust II

Whiting Petroleum 185Dividend Yield: 18.5%

Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE:WHZ) is a royalty trust associated with the company Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL).

Royalty trusts pay royalties on the energy sources that are drawn from the ground. The underlying value of the trust, however, declines over time because those resources eventually deplete. You also have to factor in how oil and gas prices affect the trust, since falling prices are obviously bad.

… actually, I’m going to stop right there.

I don’t care if the trust is yielding in the high-teens if depleting assets and commodity volatility could kill me.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2013/05/in-search-ofthe-14-dividend/.

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